This is the official website of the U.S. Embassy & Consulate in the Kingdom of Denmark. Megan Marples and Forrest Brown, CNN • Updated 7th December 2020. Denmark – COVID-19-Related Travel Restrictions, Changes to Immigration Policies 19 March 2020 All travel to Denmark is suspended and the borders are closed. .css-1xgx53b-Link{font-family:ReithSans,Helvetica,Arial,freesans,sans-serif;font-weight:700;-webkit-text-decoration:none;text-decoration:none;color:#FFFFFF;}.css-1xgx53b-Link:hover,.css-1xgx53b-Link:focus{-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;}Read about our approach to external linking. Hungary has announced its strictest measures to date to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic amid a dramatic uptick in hospitalizations and deaths. ECDC Travel restrictions are implemented differently. According to current regulations from October 28 Passengers traveling to Denmark are required to present a confirmation of a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test result, performed no later than 72 hours before departure. An up-to-date list of countries the Danish authorities consider “open” or “banned” for travel can be found on the, U.S. citizens can obtain free COVID-19 tests at various. On Wednesday, Ms Frederiksen said the mutated virus had been found to weaken the body's ability to form antibodies, potentially making the current vaccines under development for Covid-19 ineffective. 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Persons resident in the border regions Persons resident in the regions of Norway, Schleswig-Holstein, Scania, Halland or Blekinge can enter Denmark regardless of the purpose of their entry. Norway will prioritise the reopening of … Denmark has added Bulgaria, Italy, Poland and Lithuania to the coronavirus entry ban list. Covid-19 impact on CPH. Arrival from certain countries also requires proof of a negative COVID-19 test. Check with your travel provider or tour company on disruptions. Individuals entering Denmark must have a creditable reason i.e. Tier 3 restrictions 'worst-case scenario' for town, 'Don't give up, the storm ends': A message of hope. The European Commission is doing its utmost to allow people to meet friends and family and to ensure free movement of citizens, goods and services – with full respect of health and safety measures. Mink become infected through catching the virus from humans, the BBC's environment correspondent Helen Briggs reports. Denmark is starting to ease some of its COVID-19 restrictions: It's set to reopen schools and daycare centers on Wednesday as its first step toward lifting its lockdown. The travel ban on Denmark is to be lifted after the country culled 17 million mink in a bid to suppress a new strain of Covid that emerged from the animals. Spain culled 100,000 mink in July after cases were detected at a farm in Aragón province, and tens of thousands of the animals were slaughtered in the Netherlands following outbreaks on farms there. Provided … For foreign citizens who want to live permanently in the United States. Learn more about quality higher-education opportunities in the U.S. that you will not find anywhere else in the world. Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? CovidTravel provides the latest travel restrictions from governments around the world, as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen on Monday announced a significant tightening of Covid-19 restrictions in 38 municipalities across Denmark, including the country’s three largest cities. 1,745 cases of infection were recorded in a 24-hour period, the highest ever recorded in the country. CovidTravel is designed to help individuals that want to travel in during the Covid-19 pandemic, providing them a rare insight into global travel restrictions… Danish government COVID-19 information page (available in English). COVID-19 (Coronavirus) There have been confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Denmark. On Thursday, the World Health Organization said mink appear to be "good reservoirs" of coronavirus. France replaces lockdown with evening curfew, How Covid changed our lives - in 12 charts, New Uighur cotton evidence 'game-changer' for fashion brands, Bogus reports, accidental finds - the Oxford vaccine story. Denmark’s attractions have hygiene measures in place. Meanwhile, Health Minister Magnus Heunicke said about half of the 783 human cases reported in north Denmark related to a strain of the virus that originated in the mink farms. As a new requirement, people from high-risk countries must have a worthy purpose of entering Denmark and must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before entry. Covid-19 travel restrictions state by state. Danish travel restrictions due to coronavirus/covid-19. Teach U.S. history, culture, and politics and American English with “USA i skolen”, which contains teaching resources from grade 0 to 3.G in Danish and in English. 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U.S. Citizens with emergencies, please call +45 3341 7100, Outside of Office Hours, contact: +45 3341 7100. Since the start of the pandemic Denmark has reported 52,265 human cases of Covid-19 and 733 deaths, data from Johns Hopkins University shows. Coronavirus cases have been detected in other farmed mink in the Netherlands and Spain since the pandemic began in Europe. The restrictions will stay in place until 2021. Latest updates; Quick overview; Entry into Denmark; New measures in Greater Copenhagen; Face mask or shield; Events and gatherings; All rules and regulations; New measures in Greater Copenhagen. Worldwide, the aviation industry has been severely impacted by the effects of the coronavirus – especially where travel restrictions have proven to be a serious hindrance to the restart of air travel, and the industry at large is still living in the shadow of coronavirus. 12.10.2020 The government has warned that the effectiveness of any future vaccine could be affected by the mutation. External links to other Internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views or privacy policies contained therein. The Danish government announced on Wednesday that the country would cull its entire population of mink, millions of which are farmed for their fur, because of scientific data showing the … Denmark's borders are open for travellers from countries (and in some cases regions) that meet certain criteria, including a certain number of covid-19 patients per capita. .css-14iz86j-BoldText{font-weight:bold;}Danish authorities have said a lockdown will be introduced in some areas over a coronavirus mutation found in mink that can spread to humans. Authorities said 12 people had been infected with the mutated strain. But genetic detective work has shown that in a small number of cases, in the Netherlands and now Denmark, the virus seems to have passed the other way, from mink to humans, our correspondent adds. About borders and countries from where you can enter Denmark as a tourist. These countries include Afghanistan, Austria, Brazil and Bulgaria. Gatherings are limited to 10 people. Covid-19 impact on CPH. Please visit Previous travel restrictions to Denmark Before Sweden was considered “open”, travelers were required to document a six night’s stay in Denmark when traveling from most of the Swedish regions (except Skåne, Blekinge and Halland). Crucially though, … Curious about where you can travel? The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Foreign travellers aren't allowed to disembark from cruise ships in Denmark. At a press conference, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said: "Right now the eyes of the world are resting on us. The restrictions will come into effect from Friday and initially last until 3 December. But cases are spreading fast in Denmark - 207 mink farms in Jutland are affected - and at least five cases of the new virus strain were found. Citizens and residents of these countries will be allowed entry to the Kingdom only for essential travel. Some travel exceptions include having a valid residence permit for Denmark, attending a business meeting, or being the spouse, parent, or child of a Danish citizen or legal resident in Denmark. A record 2,558 new cases of the coronavirus were registered on Wednesday from 91,417 tests – the third-highest number of tests Denmark has ever carried out in one day (it should be noted that fewer people were tested during the spring wave). If you must travel, talk to your doctor ahead of travel, especially if you are at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19. Anyone coming to Denmark from a country or region against which the Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against all non-essential travel – including the United States – is strongly encouraged to stay home for 14 days after arriving in Denmark. 12.10.2020 CovidTravel provides the latest travel restrictions from governments around the world, as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Studies are under way to find out how and why mink have been able to catch and spread the infection. Venues such as nightclubs remain closed until at least January 2, 2021. Anyone considering travel to Denmark should check the latest information from the local authorities regarding requirements for international passengers arriving in the country. Restrictions include the requirement to wear face masks in retail shops and to some extent at educational institutions, a ban on gatherings of more than 10 people, and restrictions on the sale of alcohol after 22.00 (10pm). Denmark: Individuals traveling to Denmark from countries classified as “banned” by the Danish government (which includes the United States) under an exception to the Danish border restrictions (called a “worthy purpose” by the Danish authorities) are required to present proof of a negative COVID-19 test carried out no more than 72 hours before entry to Denmark. You’ll find international and domestic travel restrictions, quarantine regulations and … The restrictions come after the virus situation in Denmark appeared to be moving towards a more serious level over the weekend. Covid Entry Check: Denmark Travel Restrictions This Denmark dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates. Expect travel disruptions. Travel ban implemented to protect public health following Denmark COVID-19 mink outbreak. Danish citizens can travel to countries with low restrictions conditions during coronavirus with 27 countries open for travel. This policy does not apply to persons arriving from Norway, the provinces of Scania, Halland, or Blekinge in Sweden, or the state of Schleswig-Holstein in Germany. Travelers will no longer be checked at the borders with Austria, France, Switzerland, Italy, and Denmark. It will therefore be subject to Covid-19 travel restrictions for countries outside the bloc. Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Norway and Latvia are the only countries considered covid-safe in all of Europe. Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? That requirement has been removed. Travel may increase your chance of getting and spreading COVID-19. To help you quickly understand which countries are open to visitors, we’ve compiled a comprehensive view of travel restrictions around the globe. To slow down the spread of coronavirus and protect the health and well-being of all Europeans, some travel restrictions have been necessary. The Danish police is conducting random border controls at the Danish border. 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Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel restrictions. For motor traffic, this happens on Pepparholm and for train traffic at Copenhagen airport station. Switzerland said on Tuesday that its coronavirus situation was taking an exponential turn for the worse, having stabilised at a high level despite restrictions to counter the pandemic. Safely resuming travel. The Danish Government has introduced a series of new restrictions effective from 26 October 2020 until 2 January 2021. Culling began late last month, after many mink cases were detected. See the full information at here , where you also can find information om persons resident in Denmark and/or of Danish nationality and persons who want to travel through Denmark. For travel to the United States on a temporary basis, including tourism, temporary employment, study and exchange. Denmark's timetable will see professional sport restart immediately and shopping malls open from May 11. If you are returning to … Each Thursday, the list of countries and regions classified as open or closed is published. work, to enter otherwise they will be rejected at the borders. By Stefan J. Bos. They have to have a test taken before their travel or upon their arrival and then undergo another COVID-19 test 48 hours before their self-isolation ends, at their own expense. Weeks after the election, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell congratulates the president-elect. U.S. Consulate Nuuk Principal Officer, Sung W. 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Hungary introduces covid restrictions amid surge in cases. Only U.S. residents who qualify for a travel exception (called a “worthy purpose” by the Danish government) can enter Denmark. Alerts and Messages for U.S. visitors to Denmark. Facebook Twitter Email. Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? It should be noted that testing was less widespread during the spring wave of Covid-19. The U.K. government imposed an immediate travel ban on visitors from Denmark starting Saturday over fears about the spread of new variations of the coronavirus that have mutated in mink animals. Denmark to cull up to 17 million mink amid coronavirus fears, 'Don't give up, the storm ends': A message of hope. You will receive the letter from the Police at the airport when you leave Denmark. Under the new rules, gatherings of 10 or more people will be banned, and locals have been urged to stay within the affected municipalities and get tested. 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